Toi moko in Toi Art: A Harbinger for a Conversation
Re-evaluating Values: An Open Letter to Creative New Zealand Regarding Exhibition Attendants at the Biennale Arte
Loose Canons: Claire Duncan

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Repatriation researcher, Amber Aranui, considers the inclusion of Toi moko in the exhibitions in Te Papa's Toi Art gallery.

Toi moko have been located on every continent in the world, and in the most unlikely of places, such as the islands of Guernsey and Mauritius. Walking through Te Papa’s Toi Art gallery, I was struck by the number of Toi moko (Māori preserved tattooed heads) present throughout...

Art

Francis McWhannell on the underpaid opportunity of the Aotearoa arts calendar

The conditions of the art industry in Aotearoa are not optimal, nor will they be any time soon. At every level, artists and arts professionals struggle to secure sufficient funding to get projects off the ground. I recognise that all who work at Creative New Zealand, our national arts development agency, believe in the...

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Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists we love to share five things that have informed their work. Meet the rest of our Loose Canons here.

Claire Duncan is an interdisciplinary artist from from Tāmaki Makaurau, Aotearoa New Zealand.

Her sound designs, music, videos and writing bleed across territories of alternative music, theatre and art. Her work often explores the textural and...

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Art
Toi moko in Toi Art: A Harbinger for a Conversation
Art
Re-evaluating Values: An Open Letter to Creative New Zealand Regarding Exhibition Attendants at the Biennale Arte
Theatre
Loose Canons: Claire Duncan
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Comedy
Guy Montgomery on The Most Fun Thing He Can Do
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Shadowland showcases some incredible skill but lacks...
Theatre
Review: Shadowland
By Rosabel Tan
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Theatre
Martians, Clowns and Giant Moas: In Rehearsal with Ollie Cox and Barnie Duncan
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Internet Histories | 2 June
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Pantograph Punch & Metro present: The Briefing
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Screen
Suffer Little Children: An Interview With "Kids For Cash" Director Robert May
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Read Time: 11 mins
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Screen
Somewhere Over The Rainbow: Brent Hodge’s “A Brony Tale”
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Screen
Alone On The Ice: Erebus Operation Overdue
By Joe Nunweek